Bruno Jungwiert

Bruno Jungwiert received PhD degree in Astrophysics and Space Techniques from the University Paris VII, France (1998), and in Theoretical Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics from the Charles University in Prague, CzechRepublic (1998).

In 1999, he was awarded the Prize of the Czech Academy of Sciences for young researchers. His main research interests are galaxy structure, evolution and dynamics.

Since 1999, he is a researcher at the Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences. During 2003-2005, he was on post-doctor leave at the Lyon Center for Astronomical Research, France, within the European Union funded Marie Curie Research Training Network on 3D spectroscopy. In 2005, he was a fellow of the Computational Astrophysics Programme at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles. During 2006-2007, he was on leave at the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Riverside.

Bruno Jungwiert has been extensively involved in teaching astronomy and astrophysics courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, at Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague (since 2001), Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Riverside (2007), and Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno (since 2009). He has also been frequently acting as supervisor of bachelor, master and PhD students.

Bruno Jungwiert is a member, since 2007, of the Council of the Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences; since 2012 he is vice-chair of the Council. During 2007-2009 and 2012-2015, he has been a member of the Czech National Committee of Astronomy, the representative national body of the International Astronomical Union. In 2009, he was vice-chair of the Czech Organizational Committee for the International Year of Astronomy. Since 2013, he is a member of the Council of the Czech Academy of Sciences for cooperation with universities.


PY 123: Stellar and Galactic Astronomy

PY 125: Astronomy Laboratory